Breaking News in Bollywood
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found dead in his Mumbai home Sunday.
Citing police sources, local media reported that the actor was found hanging in his apartment in an apparent suicide, but that no note was found.
“It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us,” Rajput’s publicist wrote in a statement, asking for privacy.
Rajput, originally from Patna, Bihar, made his Bollywood debut in the film “Kai Po Che” (I have cut) in 2013. He notably portrayed former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the film “M.S. Dhoni” in 2016.
Rajput attended New Delhi University to study engineering before dropping out to pursue acting.
Indian social media was flooded with messages from politicians, athletes, and fellow Bollywood stars in remembrance of Rajput.
“I can’t believe this at all… it’s shocking… a beautiful actor and a good friend,” Nawazuddin Saddiqui wrote on Twitter.